Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Ruins of a Sculpture Gallery at Hadrian’s Villa, Tivoli (Rovine d’una Galleria di Statue nella Villa Adriana a Tivoli),

From Views of Rome Drawn and Etched by Giambattista Piranesi, Venetian Architect (Vedute di Roma disegnate ed incise da Giambattista Piranesi Architetto Ve[nez]iano)

Etching on laid paper

First of three states

Print impression quality: Good

Dimensions (Plate): 511 x 581 mm (20.1 x 22.9 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 453 x 723 mm (17.8 x 28.5 in.)

Signed in plate, lower left margin: “Cavalier Piranesi del e inc.”

Watermark: No watermark

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.140

Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), before 1953

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 135; Focillon 785; Hind 93; Wilton-Ely 226.

Work Type: print

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